Grand opening of new Friends of Washoe County Library bookstore continues

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Booksale Bonanza is now the Read Again Bookstore and has moved to a new location! The sale continues on Friday, Jan. 25, and will be open through Sunday, Jan. 27, at our new location in the Reno Town Mall next to the Sierra View Library (4001 South Virginia St.). The event […]

2013 marks 150th anniversary of Battle of Chattanooga

CLYDE HEDGES NEWS RELEASE 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Chattanooga, fought in 1863 as a vital part of the America Civil War. This great battle has been overlooked by most historians and was greatly played down by General Grant, who commanded the Union Forces fighting in Chattanooga. Yet it was of […]

E-Book reader help available at Washoe County libraries

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Do you own or are you planning to buy an e-reader, smartphone or tablet computer?  Learn how to find and download free e-books and audiobooks from the library.  Six libraries offer ongoing E-Book Café’s to help patrons take advantage of the over 7,000 e-books available for free at the library. “Many […]

Tahoe local publishes business book on innovation

Terry Jones

SUBMITTED BY WEBER & ASSOCIATES There’s never a bad time to read a good book about how to build your business. And if the good book happens to land in your lap at a great time, that’s a bonus. Welcome windfall. If you’re looking for inspiration to kick-start your business for 2013 and beyond, get […]

Library gone to the dogs

Washoe County

Six libraries have the Paws 2 Read program which is a reading program for children presented by Paws 4 Love. Each month therapy teams visit participating libraries where friendly dogs lend a loving, non-judgmental ear to beginning readers. After reading to a gentle dog; children receive a free book to keep. Join us for one […]

Secondhand Prose Hosts Annual Holiday Open House

Washoe County

Secondhand Prose will hold its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 1, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This unique bookstore and gift shop is located in the Northwest Reno Library, at 2325 Robb Drive. Secondhand Prose is operated by the Friends of Washoe County Library. Free holiday refreshments will be served. There will […]

Sundance Books and Music Partners with Kobo to Sell eBooks and eReaders

Sundance Books logo 2012

A wide range of eReading choices has come to town, just in time for the fall and holiday shopping seasons. Sundance Books and Music, Northern Nevada’s independent bookseller, is now selling eBooks through its website and eReaders by Kobo in the store at 121 California Ave. in Reno. Beginning this November, Sundance will be […]

Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from new collection of poems

Sundance Books logo 2012

SUNDANCE NEWS RELEASE What: Nevada poet Shaun T. Griffin reads from his new collection of poems, This is What the Desert Surrenders, New and Selected Poems (Black Rock Press, 2012). Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno When: Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. About the Poet: Shaun T. Griffin is the co-founder and […]

Dogtoberfest at Legends raises money for a local, non-profit canine rescue October 13

Jake is a one year old special needs dog that repetitively suffered aggressive abuse from four children. He was returned back to a shelter with two teeth completely broken off exposing the root. The mother of the children was quoted saying the kids repetitively kicked him, would sneak up on him (he is completely deaf) and pulled hard on his tail, tackling, and hitting. We just placed Jake in a home with a very polite and respectful young boy who he adores, and a young female dog he can play with.

Northern Nevada based Canine Rehabilitation Center and Sanctuary (CRCS) is raising funds to buy land in northern Nevada to build a sanctuary for dogs in desperate and critical situations. Dogtoberfest at Legends will be held at Legends Outlet Mall in Sparks on October 13, 2012 from 12 noon until 4 pm. Festivities will have something for everyone. Radio stations Alice […]

Ronald M. James Signs and Discusses Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past

What: State Historic Preservation Officer for the State of Nevada Ronald M. James signs and discusses his new book Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past. Where: Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Avenue, Reno, NV 89509 When: Thursday, September 27, 6:30 p.m. About the Book: Spent cartridges. The pieces of an original Tabasco Pepper Sauce bottle. Shards of […]

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